With new high-tech features, improved handling and a series of updates, the 2016 Honda Pilot offers an incredible driving experience. One of the most noticeable changes is the 2016 Honda Pilot loses around 300 pounds compared to the 2015 model and adds 3.5 inches in length. The result is a SUV that’s lighter, stronger and more spacious than ever before.
2016 Honda Pilot Release date, Price, Photos & Specs
2016 Honda Pilot features
The 2016 Honda Pilot is offered in LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite models and each comes with its own style of premium features. Some of the accessible and standard high-tech features embrace SiriusXM Radio, One-Touch 2nd-row seats, Blu-Ray rear entertainment system, heated front seats, power tailgate, One-Touch power moon roof with tilt feature and much more. For car shoppers looking for the ultimate level of premium features in the 2016 Honda Pilot, the Elite model might be the best choice. It adds to the Touring model and below features that include a panoramic roof, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, HD Radio, trailer harness, LED headlights and heated 2nd-row Captain’s chairs.
2016 Honda Pilot Exterior styling
The exterior look of the car had been scorned by many earlier. However now, 2016 Honda Pilot brings some major changes that make it all the more attractive. Some alterations in the style are added on its basic template. The overall look still owns the boxy structure, however the added lines and curves build it look handsome. This Pilot will get a new headlight comprising of LED daytime running lights.
2016 Honda Pilot Interior design
It’s sure enough that a number of surprises stand waiting. 2016 Honda Pilot will continue be a 7-seater vehicle. However, with new dimensions and also the addition of some cabin space, it’ll accommodate passengers and their cargo well. In earlier models, getting in and out of the third row seats wasn’t a cakewalk however it’s expected to provide better access to the third row. Its round air vents are replaced by rectangular ones.
2016 Honda Pilot Engine and transmission
2016 Honda Pilot will have a 3.5 liter V-6 engine which might manufacture up to 290 power unit and 267 lb-ft of torque. It provides a six-speed automatic transmission as well as a six-speed manual transmission, exclusively for front-wheel drive mode models. The power distribution in AWD takes place through the six-speed auto while the same is done through CVT, in case of FWD models. Technologies like VTEC and Earth Dreams make the car greener, with increased fuel economy. EPA ratings of the car are not yet available but it is expected to return a better mileage than 25 mpg on highway with lighter weight and better drive-train.
2016 Honda Pilot release date and price
The 2016 Honda Pilot officially start on sale at O’Neill Honda on June 18 and starts as low as a MSRP of $29,995. We also have a variety of model comparisons pages to better explore all the features of the new 2016 Honda Pilot.